The Healthiest Foods to Eat During Every Phase of Your Monthly Cycle
As a person with a period, you’re likely acutely aware of how your own body and mood change throughout the course of a month. But you may not know that what you eat (and drink) also has an impact on the intensity of symptoms and overall experience of each phase of your cycle, from menstruation, to ovulation, and beyond.
For example, “Consuming phytoestrogen-rich foods such as soybeans, flaxseeds, chickpeas, and lentils can help balance estrogen levels during the follicular phase," says Lindsay Nakash, MS, RD, registered dietitian at RMA of New York - Westchester.
To learn more about what to eat during your menstrual cycle, read the full article here.